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Peggy Stuart's Blog – January 2012 Archive (5)

High Fiber—Fast Forward to February

The Sundance Film Festival is over. The celebs have left town, and only the skiers are left. It was fun volunteering, especially with such great fellow volunteers, like Bev (my supervisor):



We've seen some great films. To check them out, see the Sundance website. I worked long hours, and even though I took my knitting, I didn't get as much other stuff done. On my day off, I…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on January 30, 2012 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

High Fiber—More Baby Projects

Since my last blog post, I have had two new COs and a start on a new quilt, Daphne's "I-spy" quilt.



If you aren't familiar with this quilting tradition, the idea is to use lots of fabrics that depict objects a child might be familiar with: animals, foods, toys, flowers, etc. You tell the child, "I spy a (name of object)" and let them find it in the quilt. It's a game, but it's also a way for a small child to increase his or her vocabulary.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on January 23, 2012 at 8:30am — 16 Comments

High Fiber—Obsession

The past week has seen me obsessed with colorwork.



I've been working on the Knit Picks Dogwood Blossoms sweater. I'm going to make it as a drop-shoulder cardigan, a style that looks better on me than the design with capped sleeves. I'm also adjusting the colors some, eliminating "Almond" and adding "Nutmeg" (discontinued) "Sweet Potato" and…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on January 16, 2012 at 8:30am — 11 Comments

High Fiber—FOs and New Starts

In spite of a bad cold, I finished Zachary's BSJ.



DGD1 (also suffering from a cold) finished her first hat:



It's the  F346 Coffee Beenz Hat from Plymouth Yarn. She used the yarn I spun from Gaywool fiber…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on January 9, 2012 at 8:30am — 13 Comments

High Fiber—Happy Holidays, Part Two

I hope everyone had a wonderful Holiday! I did! A few of us also had a birthday. This was my birthday haul:



Not in the photo are a gift card from Barnes and Noble, a bud vase that looks like knitting and a share in a  Knitters Gift Basket from Heifer International. It includes a llama, an alpaca, a sheep and an angora rabbit. What a great gift! There is…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on January 2, 2012 at 8:30am — 7 Comments

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